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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ther'mo-pla-sen-tog'ra-fe

Definition: Obsolete method for determination of placental position by detection of infrared rays from the large amounts of blood flowing through the placenta.

[thermo- + L. placenta, placenta, + G. grapho, to write]

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